Spirits of the Smokies – Gatlinburg TN Good Old Mountain Dew

Smoky Mountain Moonshine Distillery Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler 903 Parkway, Gatlinburg TN (865) 436.6995 Ever wonder if the stories told about moonshine-making in the backwoods of the Smoky Mountains, strangers suspected of being government “revenuers” going up into the mountains—but never seen again—and hot rod cars running a fresh batch of Tennessee “corn liquor” at [...]

Dollywood Kidfest – Now through July 29, 2012 in Pigeon Forge

Dollyworld Festival #3 “There’s nothing to do…..”, “I’m bored…..”   What parent hasn’t heard these statements from the back seat of the car while on vacation?  Well, Dollywood TN has an arsenal of fun things for the whole family to do this summer.  One of them is called KidsFest and it runs June 22-July 29, 2012! [...]

Gatlinburg Girlfriends Getaway at Carr’s Cottages

Girls’ Weekend Away! You know you have been thinking about it for some time now and have probably even discussed it with your closest girlfriends.  Well, it’s time to do something about it.  The first thing to do is to admit it out loud:  You want a Girls’ Weekend Getaway and the Great Smoky Mountains [...]

Smoky Mountain Winery Tours – It’s a Sweet Adventure

Wine Tours of the Smokies Wine connoisseurs and novices alike will enjoy the wineries of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville, TN.  Each winery offers an exciting, out-of-the-ordinary, Southern style experience!  Just like the characteristics of people in the South, many wines made here are on the sweeter side of the spectrum.  Each winery also has [...]

Shopping in Gatlinburg

Outlet Malls, Specialty Shops, Arts and Crafts Shopping in Gatlinburg TN is done on an entirely different level than anywhere else in the USA.  Many of the stores and items found in Gatlinburg can’t be found anywhere else.  Shopping in Gatlinburg is an adventure all by itself! From old world shops on brick-laid streets featuring [...]

Pizza Places in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg’s Best Italian Pizzerias Everyone’s taste is different.  However, when it comes to pizza pies we can all agree that we want it hot, fresh, loaded and savory!  After that, it’s anyone’s guess: thin crust or thick, brick oven or not, spicy red sauce or white sauce, tons of mozzarella cheese or very little?  The [...]

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage in the Smokies

Wildflowers, Nature Walks, Photography Tours, Art Classes, Indoor Seminars As winter falls to the wayside and spring beings to re-introduce itself into our lives, we are reminded of the wonderful colors and majestic wildlife that surround us. Yes, we are very fortunate to live in the shadows of one of the most beautiful areas in [...]

Easter Craft Show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Annual Event Come experience some of the finest craftsmanship that Gatlinburg has to offer on Easter weekend April 5 – 7 as the Gatlinburg Convention Center hosts the annual Great Smoky Easter Arts and Crafts Show. This event, put on by the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, gives [...]

Experience a World of Culture in the Smokies

Dollywood’s Annual 2012 Festival of Nations Have you ever wanted to attend a festival that is not only exciting, but also provides an unmatched cultural experience with performers from around the world? If you attend the annual Festival of Nations in Dollywood, you will experience just that.  Bring your family to Carr’s Cottagesand from March [...]

Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival – Townsend TN

A festival celebrating a style of fine art which uses textiles such as fabric, yarn, and natural and synthetic fibers is being held right here in East Tennessee! Have you ever wanted to learn more about the fiber arts? Maybe you wanted to spend a weekend having fun and learning something new?  You’re in luck [...]